Special Placement Volunteers at Upstate Medical University
Special Placement Volunteers (SPV) are individuals who have been invited to provide direct volunteer service in support of Upstate Medical University and its programs without compensation. These individuals are recruited and approved by the Upstate college or department in which they will be serving. They find their own placement and are approved by the host department/laboratory. These volunteers hold non-traditional placements in the institution. Once approved, clearance and onboarding are conducted by the Office of Volunteer Programs.
Special Placement Volunteer Program Policy and Helpful Information:Special Placement Volunteer Policy UW V-08
Process to Become a Special Placement Volunteer
Frequently Asked Questions
How to request a Special Placement Volunteer:
Upstate Medical University will only accept Special Placement Volunteers (SPV) who have been invited to join a research laboratory, or department by an Upstate employee/faculty member. The Upstate employee or faculty member will be considered the SPV host and is responsible for the volunteer during the placement with Upstate. The host can request an SPV by filling out a "Request to Appoint a Special Placement Volunteer Form" below. All request forms must be fully completed and submitted, with-in 60 days of the volunteer's placement, to the Office of Volunteer Programs. You will need Upstate network access in order to access the request form.
Please return completed form to: email@example.com or Fax# 315-464-2272